Just make music and share it: Podington Bear’s music for storytelling and podcasts

In 2007, the artist Chad Crouch began releasing three instrumental songs per week under the pseudonym Podington Bear. Crouch revealed his identity in July 2008 upon the release of a box set of his work, ending a speculative mystery covered in NPR, KEXP, Wired, and the Globe and Mail. According to his bio on Free … Read More “Just make music and share it: Podington Bear’s music for storytelling and podcasts”

Celebrate CC music: Netlabel Day accepting applications from independent labels

The second annual Netlabel Day celebrating free music under Creative Commons licenses will take place on 14 July, 2016. The call for digital record labels is now open and applications will be accepted through 29 February. First organized by the Chilean label M.I.S.T. Records in March 2015, the 2015 edition featured 80 labels from around the world and released more than … Read More “Celebrate CC music: Netlabel Day accepting applications from independent labels”

Fifteen Seconds of Fame: Free Music Archive Launches microSong Challenge

On January 26th, 2015, the Free Music Archive put out a call for entries for their ‘microSong Challenge.’ The first of three consecutive contests the Free Music Archive will run through spring of 2015, the microSong Challenge requires participants to pack a whole song into 15 seconds or less – the maximum length for most … Read More “Fifteen Seconds of Fame: Free Music Archive Launches microSong Challenge”